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Ramadan 2024 in Pakistan: When is holiest Muslim month starting this year?

09:05 AM | 4 Mar, 2024
Ramadan 2024 in Pakistan: When is holiest Muslim month starting this year?
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Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims and fasting is to start from next week.

Ramadan 2024 remains a sacred time for prayers and reflections, and the Ramadan 2024 date varies each year Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle. 

In Pakistan, Ramadan is scheduled to begin on March 12. Weather experts forecast that Ramadan moon will be born on March 10 but will not be visible until March 11.

This year, the first Taraweeh is expected to be around March 11 and the first fast will be on March 12, 2024.

Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would convene in the federal capital with zonal committees meeting in their respective domains to receive and assess moon sighting reports and announce the sighting of the moon.

Millions of Pakistanis are excited to welcome Ramadan 2024 with great religious devotion. the Holiest Month is characterized by heightened acts of charity and communal food distribution, with people setting up roadside stalls for those returning home in the evening.

Ramadan also typically experiences a surge in business activities due to religious celebrations and shopping trends leading up to Eidul-Fitr.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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